The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 68 69 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 19 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.36% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 6.64% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £320 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £32.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-14.49% -30.85%
Apple iOS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
303 226 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.81% 20.42% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 117 109
Average daily rate £350 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 35
Average hourly rate £13.94 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.83 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 5
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 40 (61.54%) Android
2 39 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 30 (46.15%) Mobile App
4 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.85%) CSS
6 21 (32.31%) XML
6 21 (32.31%) Windows
6 21 (32.31%) HTML
7 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (27.69%) Objective-C
9 17 (26.15%) jQuery
9 17 (26.15%) .NET
10 16 (24.62%) CSS3
11 15 (23.08%) XSLT
12 13 (20.00%) XHTML
12 13 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
13 12 (18.46%) Xamarin
13 12 (18.46%) Web Services
13 12 (18.46%) XPath
14 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.92%) HTML5
14 11 (16.92%) Android Development
15 9 (13.85%) Windows Phone
15 9 (13.85%) Web Design
16 8 (12.31%) TDD
16 8 (12.31%) OO
17 7 (10.77%) Scrum
17 7 (10.77%) Degree
17 7 (10.77%) Ajax
17 7 (10.77%) Computer Science

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQLite
2 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Xcode
2 5 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (6.15%) Axure RP
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 3 (4.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) iOS Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop Support
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.08%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) CSS
2 21 (32.31%) XML
2 21 (32.31%) HTML
3 17 (26.15%) jQuery
3 17 (26.15%) .NET
4 16 (24.62%) CSS3
5 15 (23.08%) XSLT
6 13 (20.00%) XHTML
6 13 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
7 12 (18.46%) Web Services
8 11 (16.92%) HTML5
9 7 (10.77%) Ajax
9 7 (10.77%) PhoneGap
10 6 (9.23%) iOS SDK
10 6 (9.23%) Sass
11 5 (7.69%) SOAP
12 4 (6.15%) JSON
12 4 (6.15%) WSDL
13 3 (4.62%) Cocoa
13 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
3 6 (9.23%) Open Source
3 6 (9.23%) Web 2.0
4 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.69%) NHS
4 5 (7.69%) iPad
5 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.62%) iPhone
6 3 (4.62%) Social Media
7 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.08%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (3.08%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Android
2 21 (32.31%) Windows
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Phone
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.08%) NetWare
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.54%) Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) Android Development
4 9 (13.85%) Web Design
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.23%) SOA
8 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.15%) Use Case
9 4 (6.15%) OOD
10 3 (4.62%) OOP
10 3 (4.62%) Test Management
10 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.08%) Memory Management
11 2 (3.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 18 (27.69%) Objective-C
3 12 (18.46%) XPath
4 6 (9.23%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Clojure
8 2 (3.08%) VBScript
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) XAML
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Xamarin
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Appcelerator
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix
3 4 (6.15%) Lotus
3 4 (6.15%) Adobe
4 3 (4.62%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) Apple
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Kony
5 2 (3.08%) Novell
6 1 (1.54%) Symbian
6 1 (1.54%) Atmel
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